Type of information
Why we need this information
We need to keep accurate records in order to adhere to the legislation on obtaining written consent for a medical treatment. In the event of an adverse reaction to your treatment, this information would be required and shared with other health care professionals to assist with any further medical intervention.
What we do with your information
Aesthetic treatments of dermal filler, Botox for Migraine and Hyperhidrosis record sheets, including computer spreadsheets will not be passed on to any third party, unless a medical emergency should occur and you are in need of further medical intervention. You will have agreed to this on your written consent form.
Patients who have had a Greater Occipital nerve block will have the option to have this information sent to their NHS GP/Headache consultant. This information will not be passed on to any third party, unless a medical emergency should occur and you are in need of further medical intervention. You will have agreed to this on your written consent form.
How we store and how long we keep your information
Your information is securely stored under lock and key and is password protected
We keep your written consent and treatment records for 5 years We will then dispose your information by paper shredding and secure deletion of computer record.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Please contact Catherine Gillies, 10 Kingsburgh Drive, Paisley PA13TP. Tel 07540706797 or at headlines@virginmedia,com, if you wish to make a request.
How to complain
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113